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Loop: The Future Of Mobile Payments Or A Temporary Fix?

Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without requiring merchants to upgrade their hardware. Nor do you have to own a particular device, like …

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All stories in Plugged<p>Review: Minger's smart strip lights make it easy to set the mood<p>These LED strip lights from iHoment will help you to transition for daylight to date night. We tested out a couple of these ...<p>Tristan Greene<p>Honor Play hands-on: Solid hardware for a budget 'gaming' phone<p>Honor is …

Nokia leaks Lumia 1520 details on Chinese online store: 20MP PureView camera, Snapdragon 800 processor

Looking for more evidence that Nokia's about to unleash an oversized Windows Phone? You've got it: the company's official Tmall store (an online marketplace in China) recently published a product page for the fabled Lumia 1520. There's no images to speak of, but the listing agrees with the …

Ketchuppp Is An App That Wants To Help Friends Catch Up In Person — Not On Facebook

Are you spending too much time looking at what your friends are posting on Instagram and Facebook and not enough time hanging out with each other IRL? The founders of Ketchuppp think so. And their answer to this problem is, of course, another app that’s designed to help you meet your buddies when …

Tune in Oct. 22 for new iPads, Mac Pro details, MacBook Pros, and Mavericks

Apple’s next event is upon us, and it’s likely to be action-packed. As Apple says: it has “a lot to cover.” So besides the speculation that rings in from the word cover (new Smart Covers, anyone?), Apple has some new tablets, computers, and software to discuss. <i>Read our full roundup of what to</i> …

HTC CEO said to hand off duties to focus on reversing decline

The chief executive officer of HTC is handing off some of his duties to the company's chairwoman and founder as the struggling handset maker fights to regain market share, the Financial Times reported Sunday.<p>Peter Chou will temporarily relinquish some of his responsibilities to Cher Wang to focus …

OFM awards 2013 best food photo: My Nan's 90th birthday by Colleen Branch

Nan was pretty overwhelmed by this point, it was quite late," says Colleen Branch of her grandmother Joyce, pictured here with an enormous profiterole cake given to her on her 90th birthday. "It was a surprise party and the whole family came, even my dad and uncle who both live abroad."<p>A taste for …

Flipboard As A Branding Tool

While you may be familiar with the big players in the social media arena (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest), there are many …

How to create magazines using Flipboard

Raise your hand if you're on Twitter, have a Facebook account, +1 on Google+, upload photos to Instagram and pin on Pinterest.<p>Good. I see lots of hands.<p>Now how many of you are on Flipboard and are using the platform to create magazines?<p>I still see a decent number of hands. But as someone who uses …

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Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …